Course Title: Design residential and domestic fire sprinkler systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: S0021 Plumbing (PIC License Requirements)

Course Title: Design residential and domestic fire sprinkler systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 48

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Course Contact: Warren James

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4632

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to design domestic and residential fire sprinkler systems using hydraulic calculations. It covers preparation for the work, determination of system requirements, detailed design and recording of system plans, and work finalisation processes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

CPCPFS4001A - Commission domestic and residential fire suppression sprinkler systems

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPFS4004A Design residential and domestic fire sprinkler systems


1. Prepare for design process.

2. Determine system requirements.

3. Design sprinkler system.

4. Restore work area.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.